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Summer’s calling: Here are 8 great summer camps in the San Antonio area

Kids can learn about outdoor skills, robotics, and more at camps across the San Antonio area.


Send your kids to the San Antonio Zoo for fun summer activities.

Photo by Nicholas Caballero, SATXtoday team

We may be a couple of weeks out from the end of classes, but it’s never too late to get a head start on summer plans for the kiddos.

From art school to computer sciences, check out these eight local summer camps for Alamo City kids.

Camp at the Cibolo | Cibolo Center for Conservation, 140 City Park Rd.

Campers will join teams to play games, do STEM activities, hike, learn archery, sing camp songs, and other nature-based activities. Nature Camp is $325 per week and Art Camp is $299 per week.

The Summer Camps at Magik Theatre | The Magik Theatre, 420 S. Alamo St.

Kids can explore this year’s theme “Be Your Own Hero” through acting, dancing, singing, and during select weeks, technical theatre. Each week is $450.

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Send the kiddos to one of the Magik Theatre’s summer programs for an unforgettable experience.

Photo courtesy of the Magik Theatre

8th Annual Mariachi Summer Camp | The Guadalupe Cultural Arts Center, 723 S. Brazos St.

Open to everyone, this arts center invites the public to dive deeper into mariachi performance traditions. Learn new skills and put it all together in an end-of-camp show. Overnight lodging is also available.

UTSA Summer Camps | UTSA, various locations

From engineering + monarch butterfly studying to learning about hydrology (the study of water) and art camps. This local university has a plethora of camp options.

Summer Sewing Camp | Abby’s Attic Sewing & Crafting Studio, 2250 Thousand Oaks Dr. Suite 208

Campers five and up are invited to learn the art of sewing — with no experience needed. Here, the young ones will have materials provided as well as learning the ropes of a sewing machine.

San Antonio Zoo Giraffe Feeding

The San Antonio Zoo offers summer experiences that the whole family can enjoy.

Photo by Jason Risner, courtesy of the San Antonio Zoo

San Antonio Zoo Summer Camps | San Antonio Zoo, 3903 N. Saint Mary’s St.

Spending the day with nature’s magnificent creatures sounds like a fun-filled day to us. Camp participants can learn about animals from Africa, different bird species, careers in zoology and more.

Language Camps | International School of San Antonio, 6739 Callaghan Rd.

Learn different languages and cultures at this cam, featuring France, China, Russia, and Spanish-speaking countries.

Code Ninjas Camps | Code Ninjas, various locations

Are your kids interested in how computers work or just loves playing “Fortnite?” This is the camp for them. Here, they’ll learn how to code and create special projects with LEGO.